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Brandon Spikes has made the most of his playing time

FOXBOROUGH — According to the statistics provided by the Patriots, linebacker Brandon Spikes has never had a better game in the NFL than the one he had last week against the Bengals, with an interception and a career-high 22 tackles.

Funny, because the game before that, at Atlanta, Spikes was on the field for only six defensive snaps.

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